Dealing with hair loss and thinning can be devastating no matter your age or gender. Hair is such a big part of our identity that having a good or bad hair day has the ability to change how we see ourselves. It can be easy to feel defeated when you’re confronted with your thinning strands in the mirror each morning, but we’re here to tell you not all hope is lost!
Over the last few years, master stylists and product development teams have put their heads together to come up with a few easy to use, natural-looking hair loss solutions and hair fibers are one of our favorites. If you’re looking to mask the look of thinning strands, we’ve got you covered. We’re breaking down exactly what hair fibers are and rounding up the best on the market.
What are hair fibers?
Hair fibers are lightweight, teeny-tiny fibers made of keratin protein—the same keratin found in your strands—that can be applied to your hair and scalp to mask the appearance of thinning hair or bald spots. The reason hair fibers are so popular is because of how natural they look, flawlessly mimicking the appearance of individual strands. The fibers cling to your strands, helping them to appear thicker and lay on your scalp to help mimic the appearance of density.
The best part? They’re easy to apply and even easier to remove. Just shake some fibers onto your trouble areas and head out the door! When you’re ready to get rid of them, simply wash your hair with your favorite shampoo and conditioner system, we love Kérastase Densifique Bain Densité Shampoo and Fondant Densité Conditioner for thinning hair.
Sound like hair fibers are the hair thinning solution for you? Continue reading for our 10 favorites.
The Best Hair Fibers To Try Now
Toppik Hair Building Fibers
If you’ve ever heard of hair fibers before, chances are good you already know about Toppik. Toppik is the OG hair fiber brand and for a good reason—it’s easy to apply, affordable, and comes in a variety of colors. Toppik also sells a number of hair fiber tools including a Hairline Optimizer and Spray Applicator—to ensure you have a flawless application every time.
Toppik Hair Building Fibers, $24.95 MSRP
XFusion By Toppik Keratin Hair Fibers
Regular Toppik Hair Fibers work wonders, but if you’re looking for something a little more high end, check out XFusion By Toppik. XFusion By Toppik is for professional use (think TV and photoshoots) and can only be purchased in salon. Ask your stylist to show you how to apply the product and take it home from the salon.
XFusion By Toppik Keratin Hair Fibers, Only available in-salon
Bosley Hair Thickening Fibers
Bosley’s main priority is to help restore your hair to its former glory, but the brand knows you want your mane to look good while not-so-patiently wait for your hair to return. Shake a few fibers on your thinning areas and no one will be able to tell you’re waiting on your hair to grow!
Bosley Hair Thickening Fibers, $29.95 MSRP
Cover Your Gray Pro Fill-In Fibers
Hair fibers are not only great at masking thinning areas, but also at covering grays and overgrown roots. Cover Your Gray Pro Fill-In Fibers With Procapil helps you do both at a super affordable price! These fibers don’t come in as many color choices, but if you find one that matches your mane, you can toss the tiny bottle in your bag for touch-ups on the go.
Cover Your Gray Pro Fill-In Fibers, $11.99 MSRP
Boldify Hair Thickening Fibers
Boldify is so certain its Hair Thickening Fibers are as natural-looking as possible that they say you won’t be able to tell the difference between your hair and the fibers even under ultra bright stage lights and camera—so get ready to make your Hollywood debut!
Boldify Hair Thickening Fibers, $24.95 MSRP
Caboki Hair Fibers
Caboki hair fibers come in a variety of shades and sizes so you can be certain you’re never without your hair fibers. Purchase a hair fiber bundle and pick up the brand’s panoramic mirror so you can ensure you’re entire mane looks picture perfect.
Caboki Hair Fibers, $19.95 MSRP
Febron Hair Building Fibers
If you only allow the greenest of hair products to touch your mane, Febron has got you covered. Febron Hair Building Fibers are made of all-natural ingredients and are the perfect to cover your thinning strands.
Febron Hair Building Fibers, $32.95 MSRP
TruHair By Chelsea Scott Color & Lift
TruHair By Chelsea Scott Color & Lift may be a root concealing product, but it’s formulated with fibers, making it the perfect way to conceal your roots and a sparse middle part.
TruHair By Chelsea Scott Color & Lift, $26.00 MSRP
Revivogen MD Keratin Hair Building Fibers
Revivogen MD Keratin Hair Building Fibers was formulated by dermatologists to be thick enough to conceal your scalp but lightweight enough so they won’t weigh your strands down.
Revivogen MD Keratin Hair Building Fibers, $42.00 MSRP
Hair Max Hair Fibers
Hair Max is best known for its hair restoration laser products, but the brand knows you need a solution in between treatments. Shake these on your hair in between laser appointments and your friends will be none the wiser.
Hair Max Hair Fibers, $35.00 MSRP
Interested in more professional advice about natural-looking ways to mask thinning hair? Use our salon locator to book an appointment at a salon near you.